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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:34:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 0° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.14 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.9"955.22 miWest0° 05' 38.2"6.46 miSouth955.50 mi
24 hours11° 18' 59.7"744.33 miEast2° 37' 35.2"180.61 miSouth771.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuSun 2:34 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-southwest WSW
DoriSun 2:34 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSun 2:34 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameySun 3:34 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSun 2:34 AM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth S
KoudougouSun 2:34 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaSun 2:34 AM673 km418 miles363 nmSouth S
KoutialaSun 2:34 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoSun 2:34 AM854 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitSun 3:34 AM858 km533 miles464 nmEast E

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